Uganda will host the Ethiopian team on Saturday at the Star Times Stadium in the first leg before the second leg to be played in Addis Ababa.
Uganda's team after winning the 2019 CECAFA U-17 Women's Challenge Cup last month in Njeru.
head coach Samuel Ewunetu Gebrekirstos has warned Uganda ahead of the first leg
of the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier.
host the Ethiopian team on Saturday at the Star Times Stadium in the first leg
before the second leg to be played in Addis Ababa.
“We are here
to get a good result before our home game. We know what to expect against Uganda,
but we are ready because the girls have prepared well,” Gebrekirstos told URN during
transit at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on Thursday.
between Uganda and Ethiopia over two legs will face the winner between Burundi
and Tanzania in the second round.
did not feature in the recent CECAFA U-17 Women’s Challenge Cup will look to
stars Fana Zenebe Gramy, Fasika Mesfin Gojam and Hana Hailu Kefele among
team who won the inaugural CECAFA U-17 Challenge Cup last month and the COSAFA U-17
Women's Cup are expected to be all out to try and make good use of home
Khalifa Kiyingi says Uganda’s team is ready to get a good win before traveling
to Ethiopia. “We are confident of winning the game and what we need is a good
margin,” added the coach.
look to strikers Fuazia Najjemba and Juliet Nalukenge to do the damage.
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup will be the 7th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women's
World Cup. The tournament will be held in India between November 2-21 and
Africa will be represented by three teams. Spain are the defending champions